Baseball scores

Jason Reed, Sports Editor

By Jason Reed

Sports Editor

After a 1-0 home loss to Saddleback College March 28, the Bakersfield College baseball team has won six straight games.  During their winning streak, BC has outscored its opponents by an average of 9-4.  BC is now 24-8 overall and 16-4 in the Western State Conference.  Glendale College is 15-3 on the season and is one game behind BC in the win column. BC’s next two game series will be against Glendale.  The winner of that series will likely determine the 2013 WSC champions.  The first game will take place April 16, at Glendale.  The series will end two days later at BC on April 18.

April 2

BC 5, L.A. Valley 1

Second baseman Erik Williams smacked in two RBI’s going 2-for-4 batting shortstop Rolando Martinez connected on three hit with one RBI and scored two runs.  Pitcher Brad Lindsley improved to 4-2 on the season.  He pitched eight innings and struck out only two batters.


April 4

BC 13, L.A. Valley 2

BC jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and completely shut the on any chance that L.A. Valley had of getting back in the game after scoring four runs in the fifth inning.  Center fielder Kyle Nixon and Erik Williams each got three RBI’s.  Along with first baseman Blayne Ontiveros and third baseman Nick Sakowski, Nixon also scored two runs for his team to help pad on to the 13 runs that were scored by the Renegades.  Pitcher Darion Nunn pitched seven innings and struck out eight batters.


April 6

BC 5, Citrus 3

Pitcher Ryan Stapp was pulled after four innings, giving up six hits and three earned runs.  Justin Kelly got the win for BC and struck out three batters.  Infielder Cole Hallum scored two of BC’s five runs and Nick Sakowski got three hits and helped lift the Renegades with one RBI.  Infielder Jonathon Reynoso connected on two hits Citrus College and scored two runs to go along with an RBI.


April 9

BC 8, Citrus 7

BC was able to extend its winning streak to four games and got a big lift in the fifth inning, scoring four runs after being down 2-1 in the game.  Citrus forced extra innings by tying the game 7-7.  Right fielder Jordan Turner scored the winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning when Kyle Nixon singled to shortstop.  Turner went 5 for 5 batting and knocked in four RBI’s.  The Owls third baseman Warren Fishback had four hits with two RBI’s and scored three of his teams seven runs.


April 11

BC 12, L.A. Mission 4

Cole Hallum stood out for the Renegades with five RBI’s along with three hits and two runs scored.  The Renegades dominated L.A. Mission’s pitcher Juvenal Terrazas.  He allowed 12 hits and gave up eight runs in six innings.  With the win BC improved to 11-3 on the road.


April 13

BC 11, L.A. Mission 8

BC fell behind early in the game and then caught fire in the fifth inning, scoring five runs to take a 9-4 lead.  After going up 10-4, on L.A. Mission BC found itself leading by only two runs when L.A. Mission scored four runs in the seventh inning.  Catcher Justin Martinez scored three runs for BC and knocked in four RBI’s.  With the win, BC improved its winning streak to six games.